CM-01 Configuration Management Policy And Procedures

Control: The organization develops, disseminates, and periodically reviews/updates: (i) a formal, documented, configuration management policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (ii) formal, documented procedures to facilitate the implementation of the configuration management policy and associated configuration management controls.

Supplemental Guidance: The configuration management policy and procedures are consistent with applicable laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance. The configuration management policy can be included as part of the general information security policy for the organization. Configuration management procedures can be developed for the security program in general, and for a particular information system, when required. NIST Special Publication 800-12 provides guidance on security policies and procedures.

Control Enhancements: (0) None.

Baseline: LOW CM-1 MOD CM-1 HIGH CM-1

Family: Configuration Management

Class: Operational

ISO 17799 mapping: 12.4.1, 12.5.1, 15.1.1

COBIT 4.1 mapping: PO2.1, AI6.1, DS9.1, PC5

PCI-DSS v2 mapping: 2.2a